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Guests: The Promise and Peril of Democracy
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we ask our guests, is neoliberalism undermining European democracy?
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 18:28 GMT
Merkel's flawed vision for Europe, Ukraine-Russia and beyond
How does German Chancellor Angela Merkel measure up against her predecessors?
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 14:53 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
The many faces of Frau Merkel
For conservatives she is too social-democratic; for social-democrats she is too neoliberal; who is Germany's Power-Frau?
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 18:24 GMT
Redefining charisma with Angela Merkel
Described by some as "unremarkable and dour", the leader of Europe's strongest economy rose from humble origins.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 16:57 GMT
Merkel: Europe in one of its toughest hours
German chancellor says European Union must be strengthened, not weakened if economic crisis is to be solved.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 23:10 GMT
Angela Merkel's 'vision thing'
Beyond implementing day-to-day policies, leaders need to communicate their "big ideas" if they want to inspire people.
Joseph S Nye
Last updated: 12 Nov 2011 12:07 GMT
Three women share Nobel Peace Prize
A president and two activists honoured for their non-violent campaigns in Africa and in the Middle East.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 19:22 GMT
Divide remains as Berlin celebrates
Twenty years later, socio-economic disparities overshadow German reunification.
Donata von Hardenberg
The Berlin Wall
Last updated: 13 Nov 2009 05:14 GMT
Ex-leaders mark fall of Berlin Wall
Bush Sr, Gorbachev and Kohl reunite in Germany 20 years after the momentous event.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2009 17:47 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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